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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 53

2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 308
Liberty, MO 64068
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Dr. Gorton's Experience

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Dr. Gorton's Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Gorton Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Liberty Hospital
2525 Glenn Hendren Dr
Liberty, MO 64068

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons
2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 308
Liberty, MO 64068
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    Dr. Gorton's Experience

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Gorton

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Iowa Meth Mc
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Iowa Meth Mc
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gorton & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gorton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Gorton's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Gorton

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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    Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 308
    Liberty, MO 64068
    (816) 407-5490 (Office)
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